The median annual salary for a Firewall Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Support
UK
Rank 831 918 930
Rank change year-on-year +87 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Support 18 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.028% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 23
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +58.92% -20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Firewall Support
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Firewall Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Support in the UK

Firewall Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Support.

Salary trend for Firewall Support in the UK

Firewall Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Support over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Support in the UK

Firewall Support
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Support within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 18 £35,000 -12.50%
South East +62 12 £44,500 +43.54%
Berkshire +32 5 £50,000 +47.05%
London +73 4 £35,000 -26.31%
West Drayton - 4 £35,000 -
Brighton - 3 £44,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £44,500 -
Kent +15 2 £27,500 -31.25%
North West -17 2 £24,500 -27.40%
Northwich - 2 £24,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £24,500 -
Reading +38 1 £27,500 -19.11%
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 -

Firewall Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Firewall Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Firewall Support in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (58.14%) Cisco
3 19 (44.19%) CheckPoint
4 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (37.21%) CCNA
6 15 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (30.23%) HP
8 12 (27.91%) Wireless
8 12 (27.91%) Juniper
8 12 (27.91%) VMware
9 11 (25.58%) F5
10 10 (23.26%) WAN
10 10 (23.26%) Blue Coat
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (20.93%) LAN
11 9 (20.93%) ITIL
12 8 (18.60%) ITIL V3
12 8 (18.60%) Windows
12 8 (18.60%) Network Security
13 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
13 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
13 7 (16.28%) Fortinet
13 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
13 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
13 7 (16.28%) Dell
13 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
14 6 (13.95%) Palo Alto
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
14 6 (13.95%) Security Auditing

Firewall Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (27.91%) Wireless
4 10 (23.26%) WAN
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (20.93%) LAN
6 8 (18.60%) Network Security
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (9.30%) MPLS
8 4 (9.30%) NetScaler
8 4 (9.30%) SAN
8 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.30%) VPN
9 3 (6.98%) Broadband
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
10 2 (4.65%) WLAN
11 1 (2.33%) DNS
11 1 (2.33%) TACACS
General
1 4 (9.30%) Back Office
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) Classic ASP
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) jQuery
1 1 (2.33%) JSON
1 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL V3
3 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
3 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.95%) Security Auditing
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
5 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.98%) Network Management
6 3 (6.98%) Ticket Management
7 2 (4.65%) Line Management
8 1 (2.33%) CRM
8 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.33%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (37.21%) CCNA
3 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) CCNP
4 6 (13.95%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) CCVP
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) vSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) vCloud
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco
2 19 (44.19%) CheckPoint
3 13 (30.23%) HP
4 12 (27.91%) Juniper
4 12 (27.91%) VMware
5 11 (25.58%) F5
6 10 (23.26%) Blue Coat
7 7 (16.28%) Dell
7 7 (16.28%) Fortinet
8 6 (13.95%) Forcepoint
8 6 (13.95%) NetApp
8 6 (13.95%) Palo Alto
9 4 (9.30%) CommVault
9 4 (9.30%) Intel
9 4 (9.30%) Meraki
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.30%) Motorola
9 4 (9.30%) Nokia
9 4 (9.30%) ProCurve
9 4 (9.30%) Sun